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Marissa Fors, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, C-ASWCM, CCM

Director of Specialized Programs

Marissa is the Director of Specialized Programs at CancerCare and oversees our Resource Navigation and Time to Screen Programs. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW).

Additional training:

  • Certificate: Executive Leadership in the Not-for-Profit Sector, New York University
  • Certificate: Advanced Assessment and Diagnosis, New York University
  • Certificate: Clinical Trauma Competency for Social Workers, International Trauma Training Institute
  • Clinical Supervision, Rutgers University
  • Seminar in Field Instruction, Fordham University
  • Executive Training on Navigation and Survivorship, GW Cancer Center


  • 2023 Social Worker of the Year, NASW, New York State Chapter
  • NASW-NYC Leadership Award
  • 40 Under 40 in Cancer Award

Presentations and publications:

Marissa shares, “It has been a continued privilege to be a part of such an inspiring organization that is sincerely driven by caring and motivated professionals to assist people in need. I am very proud of the work that we do, and I cherish the moments that empower and motivate our clients, and ourselves, to take action and move forward.”

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